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New Local Plan

On Tuesday 16th April 2019, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council resolved to adopt the new Local Plan Development Plan Document (Plan) at its Full Council meeting.

The Plan is the Council’s principal planning policy document and sets out the Vision, Spatial Objectives, Spatial Strategy and Planning Policies for development for the entire Borough area, for the period up to 2031. The Plan replaces the Council’s Saved Local Plan, Town Centres Area Action Plan and Core Strategy.

A copy of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston Local Plan, the Sustainability Appraisal, the Adopted Policies Map and the new Local Plan Adoption Statement can be found on the links below.

Borough of Oadby and Wigston Local Plan (PDF Document, 1.9 Mb)

Sustainability Appraisal

Adopted Policies Map 2019 (PDF Document, 2.24 Mb)

Local Plan Adoption Statement 2019 (PDF Document, 573.69 Kb)

Further information regarding the Local Plan Examination is contained on the Council's specific Local Plan Examination webpage.

Further information relating to Local Plan submission documents is contained on the Council's specific submission and evidence base webpage.

Further information relating to the Sustainability Appraisal and Habitat Regulations Assessment is contained on the Council's specific Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulation Assessment Reports webpage.

In addition to the adoption of the new Local Plan, the Council has also resolved to adopt a number of Supplementary Planning Documents, as well as its revised Statement of Community Involvement.

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Previous Local Plan Consultations

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Pre-Submission (2011 - 2031) - Public Consultation

The Borough Council is undertook a public consultation on the Pre-Submission Local Plan between Monday, 6 November 2017 and 5pm on Monday, 18 December 2017 (six weeks). That version of the Local Plan was effectively a final draft and, therefore, contained the Council’s preferred approach to tackling the key challenges whilst delivering sustainable development for the Borough up to 2031.

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Pre-Submission Consultation Document (November 2017) (PDF Document, 2.39 Mb)

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Draft Adopted Policies Map (November 2017) (PDF Document, 15.62 Mb)

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Pre-Submission Statement of Representation (November 2017) (PDF Document, 250.89 Kb)

To view the Sustainability Appraisal and Habitat Regulations Assessment that consultants have prepared on behalf of the Council, please click on the link below.

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Pre-Submission Sustainability Appraisal

To view all of the evidence based documents supporting Oadby and Wigston Borough Council's Local Plan Pre-Submission Consultation Document, please click on the link below.

Oadby and Wigston Local Plan Pre-Submission Evidence Base

Local Plan Preferred Options Consultation

A public consultation on the Local Plan Preferred Options Document and its associated Sustainability Appraisal and Habitat Regulations Assessment took place between November and December 2016. The Council has taken account of the representations received and has fed the outcomes of this into the Local Plan Pre-Submission Document, which is is being consulted on between November 2017 and December 2017.

The view the representations received and the Council's responses, please click on the link below.

Local Plan Preferred Options Consultation Representations November to December 2016 - Officer Responses (PDF Document, 1.07 Mb)

Local Plan Key Challenges Consultation

A public consultation on the Local Plan Key Challenges Document took place between October and November 2015. The Council is now taking account of the representations received and will be feeding the outcomes of this into the Local Plan Preferred Options (Regulation 18) Document, which is due to be consulted on during November and December 2016.

To view a copy of the representations received during the Local Plan Key Challenges (Regulation 18) Public Consultation, please see the document below:

Local Plan Key Challenges Consultation Responses (October to November 2015) (PDF Document, 378.08 Kb)

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